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A tandem encoder is a newly used term but encoders. Find out their technical features and the mechanical and electrical applications.
Inductive encoders, or inductive sensors, are closely based on the resolver. Find out more about the technology of inductive encoders.
For position sensors, of the space is tight or the shape is awkward and standard sensors do not meet the size challenges.
This article reviews a method for measuring torque with angle sensors which was initially used in the 1950s. Although it has number of advantages, the method seemed to have become outdated until now when it is making a comeback owing to new developments in inductive angle sensors.
Find out more about the safety applications of position sensors in control systems and how to ensure reliable operation of equipment.
There are numerous interfaces of absolute position sensors. This article is a guide to the differences between BiSS and SSI.
Find out more about the types of position sensors, such as incremental and absolute sensors, and how to choose between them for your application.
Find out more about the challenges of torque measurement in manufacturing environments, and how to overcome these with robot joints.
The failure of speed and position sensors can have a technical and commercial impact. Find out which sensors to use in harsh environments.
Find out how to choose the optimal position sensor for your application, based on resolution, accuracy and repeatability.